DIRECTOR OF REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS
Douglas C. Yost
Doug Yost is an industry veteran with over 25 years experience in the Pacific Northwest real estate market. Prior to his employment at Centennial, he was a Vice President, Senior Investment Manager, and Northwest Regional Branch Manager for Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors. He was responsible for originating and overseeing all real estate transactions for the Pacific Northwest Region. He is also an experienced developer and home builder throughout Washington State on numerous residential and commercial projects. Most recently Doug was a Principal of RightPath Investments, a company he formed that provided consulting and strategic evaluation services to clients to assess their real estate portfolios and assist them in developing a business plan going forward. As Principal, he became a licensed Managing Real Estate Broker for Washington State. Yost received his BA in Finance and Marketing from the University of Washington and an MBA from Ohio State University.
REAL ESTATE MANAGER & BUILDING MANAGER
Deanne was born and raised in Montana cowboy country and attended Montana State University in Bozeman and Lewis-Clark State College for a BS in Business Management. She moved to Spokane in 1992 to pursue career opportunities working many years in the Architectural, Construction, Engineering, and Interior Design industries as Office Manager, Marketing Manager, and on building projects as construction and design administrator and on interior design FF&E procurement and placement projects.
She joined the Cowles Company family of companies in 2006 in the real estate department serving as Operations Coordinator and now as Real Estate Manager. She helps manage the company's extensive portfolio of buildings and vacant land parcels including department administration, leasing, tenant service, and building managment. Her building management responsibilities include properties in Washington, Idaho, and Colorado. She would be delighted to visit with you about your property needs.
CONSTRUCTION & DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Bobby is responsible for oversight of construction projects, build-outs, and land development for Centennial Real Estate Investments. He manages all phases of the building process from design and budgeting through completion. Prior to joining CREI, Bobby served as owner of Strahl Construction and Consulting, LLC, a general contracting business serving the Inland Northwest for over twelve years. A Spokane native and collegiate student-athlete, Bobby remains active in sports as a coach and instructor for various Spokane-area youth teams. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Puget Sound.
Kelly Beck brings a depth of knowledge having served 7 years in the security field and a customer service oriented attitude to Centennial Real Estate Investments. Kelly Beck attended Eastern Washington University for a BS in Criminal Justice. After joining the security team in January 2017, Kelly was quickly promoted into his current position, Security Manager. In his spare time, Kelly enjoys hiking, camping, and aerial photography. He has created Fly With Beck, a social media platform for his aerial photography, that has quickly gained traction. Kelly is a transplant from Seattle, but is thankful to call Spokane his home away from home.